The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 157 153 158
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.43% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 14
Median salary £24,500 £27,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,400 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Desktop Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2737 2997 3680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.65% 95.20% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1894 2419
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,446 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Scotland region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £30,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £20,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £24,500 -
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) MS Office
4 9 (45.00%) SCCM
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) Fidessa
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) Reuters
10 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
10 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
11 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (10.00%) Wireless
11 2 (10.00%) VoIP
11 2 (10.00%) WAN
11 2 (10.00%) HND
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Case Management
2 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Document Management
2 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MOS
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.00%) Fidessa
2 3 (15.00%) Reuters
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) ThinPrint
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Wyse
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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